Course Overview

As a cornerstone social science, sociology overlaps several unique disciplines that study society, such as economics, psychology, and political science. It provides a range of essential, transferable skills including analysis, problem solving, critical thinking, and research, all of which are invaluable in just about any career, as well as higher education.

You’ll examine the key principles of sociology, discover how groups and societies operate, and examine theories from renowned philosophers such as Marx and Nietzsche. You’ll investigate social issues such as racism, inequality, and crime, as well as examine key thought structures such as feminism and post-modernism. You don’t need any prior knowledge or qualifications to enrol on this course, and you’ll be able to study in your own time, at your own pace!

Course at a glance

Course duration

12

On average it takes our students 4 months to complete this course, however you have up to 12 months.

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This course is awarded by NCFE Customised Qualification.

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12

On average, students complete this course in 4 months, but we'll give you up to 12 months.

40mins/day

The learning hours for this course are up to 125 hours, which is around 40 minutes per day for 6 months.

This course can start as soon as you enrol.

We'll give you plenty of time to finish this course, but if you need more time, just ask!

Awarding Body

With a heritage stretching back over 150 years, NCFE is one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK. Over 340,000 students were awarded certification by NCFE last year. Our NCFE Customised Qualifications are bespoke, unregulated qualifications developed to meet the needs of our learners. Completing Customised Qualifications does not lead to an OFQUAL regulated qualification, but they can be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards future study.

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Our course code
X330
Official Qualification Title
Sociology Level 3

Entry requirements

Difficulty
Level three: the equivalent difficulty of an A-level or BTEC, usually suitable for most learners of all ages.
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English

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